Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for January 20-21, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

Okay– so I’m not seeing too many free festivals and events for this weekend, but I’m also away this week so I didn’t look too hard either. Please let me know in the comments below if I missed anything.

Luckily, there will be some fun happening at Gillette Stadium (and TV screens everywhere) on Sunday.

Also, il Molo in the North End will have a $1 game time menu if you are looking for somewhere to watch the game with some cheap eats.

Snowflake Festival and Open House: Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Brookline Arts Center from 1-3PM. Enjoy a day of free creative family fun with artwork and activities for all ages!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for January 13-15, 2018!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

Here are some fun and budget-friendly things to do this weekend in the Greater Boston area for this extra long weekend!

Free MFA Day: Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Get free admission at the MFA all day on Monday.

Free Admission at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Enjoy free timed admission on Monday starting at 11AM, last entry is at 4PM.

Free Admission at Zoo New England: Monday, January 15, 2018. Both Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo are offering free admission on Monday.

Free Admission at National Parks: Monday, January 15, 2018. All National Parks across the country that typically charge an admission fee will be free on Monday.

MLK Day at Microsoft Boston: Monday, January 15, 2018 from 4-6pm at the Microsoft Store in Boston. Enjoy a reception at the Microsoft Store to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and view digital art created by local youth.

Cambridge MLK Day of Service: Monday, January 18, 2018 from 2-5pm in Cambridge. Enjoy an afternoon of service with a variety of hands-on service projects.

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Also, just a heads up– On Sunday afternoon is the annual no pants subway ride in Boston if you’d like to participate or would rather avoid public transportation that day.

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for January 6-7, 2018!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

Happy first weekend of 2018!

Here’s the first Cheap Weekend Fun roundup of the New Year. As always, please let me know in the comments if I missed any fun and cheap events in the Boston area.

Winter Trails Day: January 8, 2018 at participating winter resorts and Nordic centers including Weston Ski Track. Learn how to snowshoe or cross country ski for free this weekend at participating centers across the country.

Bank of America’s Museum on Us: Saturday and Sunday, January 6-7, 2018. Bank of America & Merrill Lynch cardholders can get into select museums the first weekend of every month for free by showing their bank card (per cardholder, not family). Museum of Fine Arts, MIT Museum and other museums across the state participate

Kid Price Saturday at Zoo New England: Pay and feel like a kid the first Saturday of this month at Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo where everyone pays kids price for admission until noon!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Also, just a heads up– On Sunday afternoon is the annual no pants subway ride in Boston if you’d like to participate or would rather avoid public transportation that day.

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for December 16-17, 2018!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in BostonHappy (almost) weekend! Here are some fun and cheap things to do this weekend if you are looking for some non-shopping activities and some holiday fun!

Boston Tea Party Anniversary: Saturday, December 16, 2017. Celebrate the 244th Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party. The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museums are free today from 10-3PM and there’s a sold out reenactment later at the Old South Meeting House, but it’s free to peek from the outside and take a trip back in time.

Holiday Open House: Saturday, December 17, 2017 from 11-3:30PM at EHChocolatier. Head to Somerville for a holiday open house and sample some holiday chocolates!

CraftBoston Holiday: December 15-17, 2018 at Hynes Convention Center. Check out this bustling shopping event with local handmade gifts and from crafters around the country too! Discount tickets are available through Goldstar Boston for $7.50 (affiliate link).

Harvard Square Holiday Fair: December 15-17, 2017. Head to Harvard Square to check out some great holiday gifts from local crafters and makers at one of the oldest holiday fairs in Boston.

The Enchanted Village: November 18, 2017 to January 1, 2018 at Jordan’s Furniture in Avon. Relive wonderful holiday memories and start a new tradition with your family with this fun and free holiday display.

Free Santa Photos at CambridgeSide: November 24-December 24, 2017 at CambridgeSide. Head to CambridgeSide for a free photo with Santa!

Holiday Events at Bass Pro Shops: November 11, 2017 to December 24, 2017. Get a free photo with Santa with a Bass Pass + enjoy free holiday crafts and activities this holiday season at your local Bass Pro Shops!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for December 9-10, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in BostonHere are some fun and cheap things to do this weekend in Boston! As always, please let me know in the comments if I missed any of your favorites!

Holiday on Ice: Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 11-9PM. Enjoy free ice skating (rental rates still apply) and a free ice skating show at 2PM!

South Boston Holiday Market: Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 11-6PM. Head to South Boston for this 3rd Annual Holiday Market with over 100 local makers and crafters!

Olaf’s Frozen Adventure Big Golden Book Storytime: Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11AM at participating Barnes and Noble locations. Head to a participating Barnes & Noble location (like the Prudential Center location) on Saturday for a free storytime!

Free Photo with Santa at PetSmart: December 9-10, 2017 from 12-4PM at participating PetSmart stores. Bring the whole family (pets too!) to meet Santa and get a free photo too!

Crafting Event at Pottery Barn: Saturday, December 9, 2017 at participating Pottery Barn locations at 11AM. Make felt tassel gift tags at Pottery Barn, pom pom snowflakes at Pottery Barn Kids, and pom pom ornaments at PBteen. Free!

The Enchanted Village: November 18, 2017 to January 1, 2018 at Jordan’s Furniture in Avon. Relive wonderful holiday memories and start a new tradition with your family with this fun and free holiday display.

Free Santa Photos at CambridgeSide: November 24-December 24, 2017 at CambridgeSide. Head to CambridgeSide for a free photo with Santa!

Holiday Events at Bass Pro Shops: November 11, 2017 to December 24, 2017. Get a free photo with Santa with a Bass Pass + enjoy free holiday crafts and activities this holiday season at your local Bass Pro Shops!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for November 24-26, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

There’s so many fun and cheap things to do in Boston this long weekend! As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed any of your favorites!

Annual Boston Tuba Christmas: Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Faneuil Hall. An estimated 150-200 Tuba players will serenade the crowd with Christmas music to get into the holiday spirit!

The Charles Hotel Tree Lighting Event: Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 4-6:30pm. Enjoy holiday music, a visit from Santa Claus and a tree lighting at 5:30pm. Free, but please bring new hats, gloves, and baby coats to donate to Cradles for Crayons.

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony: Saturday, November 25, 2017 in Roslindale from 3-5PM. Enjoy this annual tree lighting in Roslindale with holiday music, Santa, and much more!

Macy’s Great Tree Lighting: Friday, November 24, 2017 at Macy’s Downtown Crossing. Enjoy free live performances, holiday cheer and a free Christmas Tree lighting at 5PM!

Quincy Christmas Holiday Parade and Celebrations: November 25-27, 2017. Enjoy a tree lighting, parade, and watch Santa parachute from the sky this weekend in Quincy!

Small Business Saturday: Saturday, November 25, 2017. Shop small this Saturday and help a small business this holiday season.

Zoo New England Half Price Admission Day: Friday, November 24, 2017 at Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo. Both the Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo are offering half price admission on Black Friday from 10-4pm

The Enchanted Village: November 18, 2017 to January 1, 2018 at Jordan’s Furniture in Avon. Relive wonderful holiday memories and start a new tradition with your family with this fun and free holiday display.

Holiday Events at Bass Pro Shops: November 11, 2017 to December 24, 2017. Get a free photo with Santa with a Bass Pass + enjoy free holiday crafts and activities this holiday season at your local Bass Pro Shops!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Boston Winter also opens this Friday, November 24, 2017 for the season with a holiday shopping market, skating path, and more!

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for November 18-19, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

There’s so many fun and cheap things to do in Boston this weekend! As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed any of your favorites!

Thanksgiving Movie Special: Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Head to Faneuil Hall for a free movie screening of Planes, Trains, and Automobiles outdoors at 5PM to get into the holiday mood.

America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Parade: Saturday, November 18, 2017 on Main Street in Plymouth, MA. Head to Plymouth, MA for a Thanksgiving parade in the town where it all began! Parade starts at 11am, but there’s activities and fun all weekend long. (It was really busy last year parking wise so make sure to leave extra time to find a spot!)

The Enchanted Village Opens: November 18, 2017 to January 1, 2018 at Jordan’s Furniture in Avon. Relive wonderful holiday memories and start a new tradition with your family with this fun and free holiday display.

Holiday Events at Bass Pro Shops: November 11, 2017 to December 24, 2017. Get a free photo with Santa with a Bass Pass + enjoy free holiday crafts and activities this holiday season at your local Bass Pro Shops!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for November 10-12, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in BostonHappy long weekend!

Don’t forget that Friday is observed for Veterans Day so if you do need to work or park in the city on Friday, November 10, 2017– don’t pay those meters! Parking is free for Veterans Day on Friday!

Here are some fun and cheap things to do for this extra long weekend in Boston!

Holiday Events at Bass Pro Shops: November 11, 2017 to December 24, 2017. Get a free photo with Santa with a Bass Pass + enjoy free holiday crafts and activities this holiday season at your local Bass Pro Shops!

Veterans Day Cruise: Sunday, November 12, 2017. Free cruise to Georges Island for veterans, active military members and up to 3 family members on Sunday, November 12, 2017. Registration required. ($10 for general public)

Fenway Open Studios: November 11-12, 2017 from 11-5pm. Check out the studios of local artists and get the rare opportunity to meet and chat with the artists!

Free Entrance Day at National Parks: November 11-12, 2017. Everyone can get free entrance at National Parks across the nation in honor of Veterans Day!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Also, don’t forget to check out the Veterans Day Free Offers and Discounts post if you are a Veteran or Active Military member for so many great local and national offers this weekend!

Hope you have a great weekend!

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